This is a follow-up post to: Can Weight Training Improve Your Cardiovascular Conditioning? Pseudoscience and bodybuilding go hand in hand – there is even a name for it – broscience. “Broscientists,” tell us that endurance training hinders muscle growth....

Yes, weight training can improve your cardio. When you weight train, the heart beats and the lungs respire. The harder you exercise, the harder these organs work. You will notice that strength training exercises can raise the heart much higher than steady-state aerobic activity....

There are a number of reasons why a person may want to start running. You may be looking to challenge yourself by running a marathon or just wanting to lose weight. Either way running is one of the best forms of exercise. As with any sport, there will be injuries. Make sure you...

Do you know your body type? You may be an Ectomorph, Mesomorph, or Endomorph. You really need to know the answer to that question before determining a diet or training plan. Diets need to be individualized to you and your body type for you to have optimal results. Ectomorphs: Individuals...

The British Journal of Sports Medicine recently reported that a study they conducted indicated that 30 minutes of exercise each day throughout middle age can delay the effects of aging by as much as 12 years. Our skeletal muscles form the functional and metabolic engines that control...

Welcome to Canadian Fitness! The first official post ever. There are four key steps you must follow to achieve your desired physique. Warming up before any serious training begins is the key to transitioning from your regular day to your workout. The human body needs to be able...